Dr. VANESSA JOHNSON
Safe Talk T4T Trainer
ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Caregiver
Member American Counseling Association and
American Psychological Association
Certified Health and Wellness Coach
BA Psychology/Sociology @ Univ of Tampa
Master's in Christian Counseling @ Grand Canyon University
Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology/Performance Psychology @ Grand Canyon University
Publications: Chronicles of a Tin Woman;
Licensed Counselors Assessments and Treatment for at-risk suicidal African American Women (Proquest.com).
Certified Tai Chi Instructor
ACA (American Counseling Association of Ga)
Graduate Student Representative 2019-2020
Don Lee (Florida)
President of Don Lee Frozen Gourmet Teas and Lemonade
Vice President East Tampa Business and Civic Association
Our Mission is to help prevent suicide through public awareness, education and motivation; also, to act as a resource center.
Blue Moon 211 Inc. will reach out to the communities through determination and dedication helping save lives,
inspiring peace and making a difference in the world.
Offer a motivating environment where youths and adults can interact with professionals,
educators, parents and volunteers.
Reach out to youths and adults of diverse backgrounds and cultures throughout the community.
Attend community events, speaking engagements and any other community activities handing out informative information on suicide awareness, prevention and postvention.
Educate our board of directors, staff and volunteers through workshops and conferences ensuring they are knowledgeable on the awareness and prevention of suicide; also, the resources that are available through the community
Implement the Gatekeepers Program to professionals, educators and parents so they can be aware of the indicators and warning signs of suicide and become an advocate on suicide awareness and prevention.
Become a link to the community and professional counselors, local hospitals, 911 (emergency line), 211 (information line) or the 1800 273-talk -8255 (crisis line).
One year Milestone::(2013)
Visionalize : Janurary 7, 2013
Radio script 88.5: March 8,2013
Focus Group USF/Crisis Center: March 14,2013
Organized : March 25,2013
Field Advocated : American Foundation for Suicide
March 25, 2013
Radio Interview: Dayle Greene 105.5; Cox Media Group April 13,2013
First Newspaper Interview: Florida Sentinel Bullentin
April 19, 2013
First Community Event: McFarland Park ; April 20, 2013
Partnership: NOPCAS;National Organization For People of Color Against Suicide;May 17, 2013
Partnership: Suncoast Yellow Ribbon May 30, 2013
Membership: Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition ;June 13,2013
Partnership; West gate Hills Baptist Church; Montego bay Jamaica . St James Parish July 6, 2013
Membership: NAACP Health Committee July 22, 2013
State Advocate American Foundation Suicide Prevention August 2013
First annual Blue Gold and Silver Gospel fundraising event Sept 21, 2013
First magazine Advertisement Fall edition UT journal Sept 22,2013
Partnership: Mosaic Arts; David Khalil ;October 2013
Partnership: Grief Resolution Resources; Grace Terry November 2, 2013
Completed Workshops:/ Webnairs: QPR Suicide Prevention; Crisis Ctr and USF. Suicide Prevention Facilitation Suncoast Yellow Ribbon; Bullying Prevention BayCare Education Services; Grief, Spirituality, and Ethics",Real Men Grieve and Grief Resolutions Strategies that work ,Grace Terry; Somatic Intuitive Training ( The Joy Within) Barb Hennsey; Coping with Stress and Depression Webinar; Families for Depression
Certification: National Council for Behavior Health Mental Health First Aid ;Dec 2013
Partnership: DAACO Dec 2013
P.H.D IN PERFORMING HIS DUTIES!!!
IT 'S NOT ABOUT US, IT IS ABOUT YOU
Pauline Wright Henry (FLORIDA)
Clerk of Circuit Court